Although Niagara Top Team’s Ashley “AK-47” Nichols has a handful of muay Thai world championships to her credit, on Friday night she’ll get the chance to claim her first ever belt in mixed martial arts when she takes on Brazil’s Jaqueline Amorim in the main event of LFA 142 in Prior Lake, Minnesota.
There are a handful of reasons why Huntsville, Ontario’s Kyle “The Monster” Nelson (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) feels really good about his matchup with Jai Herbert (11-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall in London, England.
Niagara Top Team’s Aaron Jeffery makes his Bellator debut on Friday night.
For St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada fighter Jasmine Jasudavicius, many of her moments are on full display to the world every few months when she steps inside the UFC Octagon and goes to work against a talented opponent in the flyweight division of the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization.
While many young people his age have uncertainty about their future and their plans, Romero is steadfast on the path that he started two decades ago when he first stepped foot into a Tae Kwon Do class as a little boy.
I can’t be lazy…I can’t be reckless…I can’t completely disrespect this guy, but I don’t see anywhere where he’s clearly better than me or even on my level. The closest would probably be on the ground, but I would imagine I’m definitely a better grappler than him.”
Every fight of your career is the biggest fight of your career.
But for Niagara fighter Jasmine Jasudavicius, excellence is already a long time habit, and in a few short days she plans to stand in front of the mixed martial arts world and scream her name at the top of her lungs and dare them all to not recognize her as someone to pay close attention to.